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4426, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, Larger temple

  • Record number: 4426
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, Larger temple
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with shell frame. Short rounded strut. Plaque slightly hollowed behind head. Underside of cover tile has surface inclusions.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 II, p. 340, no. 1780; Andrén 1940, pp. 98-99, no. II:7, Pl. 30:107; Carlucci 1995, pp. 92-93
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni
  • Associated elements: 7282, mounted example (database ID 4425), Villa Giulia 7282, 7286
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco: 7281
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 37.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red central line of tongues, berries, top band and squares on base, "hair" on cheeks 7.5R 4/6. Red-brown skin and lips, animal ears 2.5YR 5/6. Black hair and beard, moustache, eyes, depressed area between tongues, outer and inner outline of rounded encircling band, bottom band and squares on border.
  • Height face: 8.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.3
  • Width mouth: 1.6
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 6.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 8.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.1
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.1
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